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Coursera Hits 4 Million Students -- And Triples Its Funding

Coursera founders Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng don’t think small. Their Mountain View, Calif., online-education company is less than two years old, yet it already has attracted more than 4 million student signups. Now Coursera has raised $43 million in fresh venture capital, tripling its cash …

Eric Schmidt has a Moto X and he's using it right now

Being Google's executive chairman has its perks<p>Google chairman Eric Schmidt took part in the annual Allen & Co. business conference yesterday — and took the time to show off Motorola's latest hardware. Italian site Corriere.it has posted photos showing Schmidt placing a call and generally playing …

iPad sales grew three times faster than the iPhone

John Gruber noted this interesting snipping from Mary Meeker’s <i>Internet Trends</i> deck.<p>44: iPad has grown three times faster than iPhone did. This might be the most overlooked/underestimated fact about Apple today.<p>You can see the full deck below.<p><i>KPCB Internet Trends 2013 from Kleiner Perkins Caufield &</i> …

Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg admits battle with Twitter and Tumblr for teenage users is getting harder

Facebook is facing it increasingly tough to fend off competition from Twitter and Tumblr in the battle for teenage users, its chief operating officer has admitted.<p>Sheryl Sandberg told a technology conference that although the number of teenagers using Facebook is still growing, Twitter and Tumblr …

Meeker: 500 Million Photos Shared Per Day and That’s on Track to Double in 12 Months

In case you hadn’t noticed, people are taking a whole lot of photos.<p>And it’s getting worse. Unless you are, say, Flickr, Instagram, Snapchat or …

BlackBerry Messenger Might Be Coming To iOS This Summer, But Not iPad

Blackberry Messenger might finally be coming to iOS this summer… but it’s just been confirmed that doesn’t mean a native iPad version.<p>The depressing word comes straight from Blackberry’s software portfolio chief Vivek Bhardwaj, who confirmed to Trusted Reviews:<p>At this point it is iOS and Android, …

Samsung responds to GS4 storage complaints, might free up space through 'further software optimization'

After being taken to task by the BBC's consumer rights show, <i>Watchdog</i>, Samsung says it's looking into reducing the memory footprint of its TouchWiz features on its flagship Galaxy S 4. A spokesperson told <i>CNET UK</i> that Samsung, "appreciate(s) this issue being raised," and that it is "reviewing the …